The Craft of Silversmithing: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

The Craft of Silversmithing: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

by Alexandra P. Austin
     
 

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Take a fresh look at the ancient craft of silversmithing with 18 projects that teach a solid body of skills. This full-color comprehensive manual provides artisans with a thorough understanding of silver’s properties: what it is and how it behaves. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced techniques are explained and can be applied to crafting amazingly…  See more details below

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Take a fresh look at the ancient craft of silversmithing with 18 projects that teach a solid body of skills. This full-color comprehensive manual provides artisans with a thorough understanding of silver’s properties: what it is and how it behaves. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced techniques are explained and can be applied to crafting amazingly beautiful items. Use brushing, sawing, piercing, and polishing procedures to fashion a simple bud vase. Progress to a baby rattle or candleholder created with soldering, sinking, dapping, and forging techniques. Ultimately you’ll have the expertise to complete a martini set, lidded container, or teapot.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579904494
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.75(d)

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